Re: Long term AWR retention

From: Gaja Krishna Vaidyanatha <>
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2011 21:18:10 -0800 (PST)
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Hi Brandon,
My point was about how the AWR historical tables are created at install time even without the partitioning option enabled, not necessarily what are AWR's licensing requirements for use.



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From: "Allen, Brandon" <> To: Gaja Krishna Vaidyanatha <>; "" <>; "" <> Sent: Thursday, November 10, 2011 8:16 PM Subject: RE: Long term AWR retention  

But if you’re only licensed for Standard Edition, then you can’t (legally) use AWR anyway since you can’t license the Diagnostics Pack with SE, right, or did they change that?  
From:Gaja Krishna Vaidyanatha []

It is also useful to note that EVEN if you are only licensed for Oracle Standard Edition (where database partitioning is not included), the relevant AWR tables and indexes are in fact partitioned. The script that creates the relevant WRH$ tables, sets an event for the session that is creating the tables/indexes to "disable the partition check". This enables the creation of partitioned tables/indexes for AWR.   


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